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Relationship Manager, Theatre (ND7)

Arts Council England


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Join the vibrant team at Arts Council England as a Relationship Manager and shape the future of theatre in the Yorkshire region


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Leeds, UK - Hybrid

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Arts Council England is at the forefront of enriching the country's cultural landscape, and our 'Let's Create' strategy is transforming communities through art and culture. We're seeking a Relationship Manager with a theatre background to support and guide artists and organizations in Yorkshire, contributing to a diverse and vibrant arts scene.

  • Provide expert funding advice and assess grant applications.
  • Analyze project information and monitor performance outcomes.
  • Review financial data, identify potential risks, and offer constructive feedback on artistic proposals.
  • Contribute to various Arts Council initiatives beyond your theatre specialization.
  • Knowledge of the Theatre sector is essential.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across the region.
  • Commitment to fostering engagement in arts and culture.
  • Demonstrated capability in advising and supporting arts organizations.

To apply, submit your application via our designated process, ensuring to request any necessary adjustments for support. Remember, we do not accept CVs or cover letters, and all applications should align with our Code of Ethics.

Arts Council England requires a collaborative and inclusive Relationship Manager, with a knowledge of Theatre to join our supportive north team at an exciting time for the region. The successful candidate will support the delivery of our strategy Let’s Create as part of our commitment to a country transformed by culture. We are looking for candidates with knowledge and expertise to work in the Yorkshire team and across the wider North Team. The relationship manager should ensure that they can effectively and credibly advise and support artists and organisations and should be passionate about broadening engagement in the arts and culture.

If you were currently doing this job, here are some of the areas you would have been working on this week: Giving funding advice, assessing grant applications, understanding project information, and monitoring performance. Assessing financial information, identifying risk, and providing feedback on artistic plans. Working outside your specialism on a range of Arts Council initiatives.

Arts Council are committed to building an inclusive employer and workplace and recruiting a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. However, you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply for a role at Arts Council. If there are any adjustments that would help support you in your application, please do let us know when you apply.

Arts Council offers a range of benefits to our employees including hybrid and flexible working, a generous annual leave allowance and the Arts Council Retirement Plan - a final salary scheme. To find out more, click here. Our Code of Ethics requires that employees of the Arts Council are not able to receive an Arts Council grant, investment or loan funding - either in person, as a member of a partnership, or for any organisation they own. There are also limitations on board or CEO positions employees can hold in organisations we fund.

Job ref: ND7. Closing date: Midnight 9 June 2024. 1st Interviews: (virtual) Monday 17th June 2024. 2nd Interviews: (in person, Leeds office) Tuesday 25th June 2024 (Candidates will be required to prepare a presentation at this stage).

Please note: We do NOT accept CV’s or cover letters as part of our recruitment process. If you require any documentation in an alternative format, please contact [email removed - click apply for more details].


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